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F1 agrees budget cap limit increase for Sprint Qualifying damage

Article To news overview © Mercedes Although yet to be formally announced, the proposed Sprint Qualifying races at three Grand Prix events this year are set to go ahead after financial agreements have been made to allow teams to spend above the cost cap. With a new budget cap introduced just this season, limiting teams to a maximum spend of $145 million over the year, the introduction of three Sprint Qualifying had to be trashed out with the teams due to the obvious increased risks of damage and running costs for such races. With the big teams already having to downsize their operations in order to squeeze in under the new limit, there was pushback against the introduction of the extra...
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